- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Denison, Texas, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Military Museums, Specialty Museums and Lake.
- From Waterloo Lake Regional Park to Munson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Denison and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sherman and Durant.
Celebrating Sherman's past, present and future, The Sherman Museum stands to educate those who visit on the rich history and culture of the area. The museums exhibits include fossil displays, a farm and ranch room, a virtual library and more.
A movie theater featuring 12 auditoriums, Cinemark Sherman displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a private party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
The Fort Washita Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark that was established to protect American citizens from the Plains Indians. The location was abandoned after the Civil War, but is now used for Civil War reenactments.
Franconia Brewing Company has a heritage that dates back to the 1800s. Specializing in Bavarian beers, visitors can take a tour of the brewery to learn about the brewing process before sampling a variety of the delicious flavors available.
In the stores on McKinney Main Street, shoppers can visit local art galleries, often listen to local and regional musicians, and eat regional food in historic food. On the second Saturday of each month, merchants stay open late and often plan special events.